Scam Emails Archive : Phishing, ID Theft

Subject: Please Verify Your Account !

From: "HSBC Bank"<>

This email with the subject "Please Verify Your Account !" was received in one of Scamdex's honeypot email accounts on Tue, 30 Oct 2007 21:44:02 -0700 and has been classified as a Phishing, ID Theft Scam.

The sender was "HSBC Bank"<>, although it may have been spoofed.

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Dear valued HSBC member:

Identify protection matters. HSBC works day and nights to help keep your identidy safe.That is why it has come to our attention that your HSBC account information needs to be updated as a part of your continuing commitment to protect your account and to reduce the instance of fraud on our website. If you could take 5-10 minutes out of your online experience and update your personal records you will not run into any future problems with the online service.Once you have updated your account records, your HSBC session will not be interrupted and will continue as normal.

  To login your HSBC account and update your records click on the following link:

Note: If we do not receive the appropriate account verification within 48 hours, the account will be suspended. The purpose of this verification is to ensure that your bank account has not been fraudulently used and to combat the fraud from our community .

Best Regards,

J. S. Smith
Security Advisor


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